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12 Kreuzer - Ferdinand I Vienna

Features

Country Austria - Habsburg
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1556-1557
Value 1/6 Reichstaler - 12 Kreuzer (1/5)
Composition Silver (.882)
Weight 5.3 g
Diameter 28 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Markl# 1689-1697
Die münzen, medaillen und prägungen mit namen und titel Ferdinand I.
by Moriz Markl
(A. Haase)

Obverse

Crowned portrait half size with beard facing right with sceptre and sword in a beaded circle.

Lettering: FERDI D G RO VNG BOE DAL CRO ZC REX

Reverse

Eagle head left with halo, small shield of Tyrol at centre, value below in an orb.

Lettering: INF HISP ARCHID AVST D BVRG date

Comments

Markl mentions 6 variants for the legend in 1556 and 3 in 1557.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1556 
1557 

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